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January 1, 2002

Commons Opens in Grand Style

January 7, 2002

UMBC's Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery Exhibits Riding 1st Class on the Titanic!: Photographs by Nathan Lyons

On view at UMBC's Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery from January 28 through March 16, Riding 1st Class on the Titanic! features photographs by Nathan Lyons. The exhibition presents 200 black and white photographs that reveal Lyons' unique view of America and its social landscape. On February 20 at 4 p.m. in the Kuhn Gallery, Nathan Lyons will present a public lecture on his work.

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Phoenix Dance Company performs at UMBC

UMBC's Department of Dance presents the Phoenix Dance Company in concert on February 13, 14, 15 and 16, 2002. All performances will be held at 8 p.m. in the UMBC Theatre. The program includes a major new work by choreographer Carol Hess. This half-evening interdisciplinary piece is a collaboration between Hess and members of the Streaming Umbrella Group, which includes video and sound artist Steve Bradley, composer Linda Dusman, percussionist Tom Goldstein, videographer Vin Grabill, and artist John Sturgeon. Ticket prices are $15 general and $7 students and seniors. Box office: (410) 455-6240.

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Cornfield Dance performs at UMBC

On February 6, UMBC's Department of Dance presents Cornfield Dance, a modern dance company under the direction of choreographer Ellen Cornfield. 8 p.m., UMBC Theatre. Tickets are $15 general admission and $7 students and seniors. Box office: (410) 455-6240.

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Fine Arts Gallery exhibits Casting Shadows: Photographs by Edward West

UMBC's Fine Arts Gallery presents Casting Shadows: Photographs by Edward West, organized by the University of Michigan Museum of Art and the artist. Casting Shadows is a remarkable body of work depicting the daily lives of black South Africans shortly after the end of apartheid. As the exhibition's title suggests, shadow is used within the images as a metaphor for the shifting visibility of the black population during this period of political and cultural change. The exhibition will be on view from February 8 through March 16, 2002. An opening reception will be held on February 7 from 5 to 7 p.m.; a Gallery Talk with Edward West will be held on February 28th from 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

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UMBC Presents January and February 2002 Arts Events

UMBC will present a variety of art exhibitions, music and dance performances in January and February 2002.

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January 15, 2002

UMBC Helps Industry, Government Make Web Sites Accessible to Disabled

A course helping federal agencies and contractors' websites comply with the law requiring information technology to be accessible to people with disabilities is the latest class offered at UMBC's Computer Certification Training Center.

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January 28, 2002

UMBC Opens a New Center of Campus Life, The Commons

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) celebrates the opening of The Commons, the university's new student center, with a week of activities kicking off with a ribbon cutting at 1 p.m. today, January 28, 2002. The $35 million, 148,000 square foot building is more than twice the size of the current University Center.

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UMBC Opens a New Center of Campus Life, The Commons

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) celebrates the opening of The Commons, the university's new student center, with a week of activities kicking off with a ribbon cutting at 1 p.m. today, January 28, 2002. The $35 million, 148,000 square foot building is more than twice the size of the current University Center.

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January 29, 2002

UMBC President Hrabowski Recipient of 2001 Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education

Baltimore, Md. University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) President Freeman A. Hrabowski, III was named a 2001 recipient of the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Educationat a ceremony in New York City today. The award is given annually to individuals who have shown an extraordinary commitment to the improvement to education.

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About January 2002

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